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    • Bridges and tunnels

    • Maresh files
    • Contains information about the bridges and tunnels built in the Houston area from 1836 to 1936.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Maresh WPA Files, MSS1470
    • Holcombe, Oscar

    • Holcombe, Oscar, 1888-1968--Interviews ;
      Mayors--Texas--Houston ;
      Mayors--Election ;
      Radio addresses, debates, etc. ;
      Thomas, Albert, 1898-1966 ;
      Oral histories
    • A collection of radio addresses from Mayor Oscar Holcombe. Mayor Holcombe gave some of these radio addresses in 1940 during his re-election campaign. He spoke about the achievements of the Holcombe Administration and the proposed projects...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Orris D. Brown Film Collection, Reel 4, part 1

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    • Downtown: Footage of high water running between multi-story buildings in downtown Houston, Texas. -- Buffalo Bayou: People look on from a bridge as water just barely passes under it. -- Run Away House: Footage of people on the roof of a small...
    • MSS0292 Orris D. Brown Film Collection
    • Residence No. 6116B: Building Section

    • Architecture, Domestic--Design and plans ;
      Dwellings
    • Sections of a residence. Includes: 1. Building Section @ Kitchen & Gallery. Scale of plan is 1/4 inch to 1 foot. -- 2. Building Section @ Living Rm., Gallery & Entry. Scale of plan is 1/4 inch to 1 foot. -- 3. Partial Section @ Entry. Scale of plan...
    • MSS0178 Howard Barnstone Papers, 1961-1987
    • Noriega, Rick

    • Noriega, Richard Joel "Rick"; Legislators--Texas--Interviews; Texas--Politics and government; Houston (Tex.)--Politics and government; Oral histories
    • Richard Joel "Nick" Noriega was first elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 1998. Since then he has served 5 terms in this capacity. During hurricane Katrina Mayor Bill White requested his help to oversee the evacuee shelter operations...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6602, Reel 17 : footage from December, 1966

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    • -- Shoplifting Foleys, Date: "12/15/66": A reporter interviews a Mr. Green about spotting a shoplifter and how shoplifters go about taking and concealing merchandise.
      -- NASA Apollo Meet, Date: "12/16/66": Footage of a man giving a talk and...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • Orris D. Brown Film Collection, Reel 7

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    • Good old North Side: Opening titles, scenes of the North Side Methodist Church, and a message from the film's sponsors, the members of the Darcas class of the Sunday School. Text reads (in order): "A program for North Side Methodist Church. Good...
    • MSS0292 Orris D. Brown Film Collection
    • Gonzalez, Carmen

    • Gonzalez, Carmen--Interviews ;
      Mexican Americans ;
      Immigrants ;
      Public schools--Texas ;
      Oral histories
    • Carmen Gonzalez came to Mercedes, Texas from Salvia, Mexico. She was sent back to Mexico in 1935 but was able to return by 1940 and began working in the cafeteria of Mercedes High School. Gonzalez came to Houston in the mid 1940s, working first for...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Adams Street Bridge located in Houston, Texas

    • Bridges
    • Adams Street Bridge located in Houston, Texas. Sign on bridge reads, "Houston Where 17 Railroads Meet the Sea."
    • MSS0100 Frank J. Schlueter/Bank of the Southwest Collection
    • Darrow, Gloria

    • Darrow, Gloria--Interviews ; Gregory School (Houston, Tex.)--People--1950-1960 ; African American students--Texas--Houston--History--20th century ; Oral histories
    • Former Gregory School alumnae Gloria Darrow discusses her memories of Fourth Ward and the Gregory School.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Northwest view from San Jacinto Street bridge

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    • Northwest view from San Jacinto Street bridge. Boats and ferries in the water. Across the water are several warehouses, including the American Manufacturing Company and the Bering & Gortes Wholesale retail warehouses.
    • MSS0114 HMRC Photo Collection
    • Wilson, Welcome

    • Wilson, Welcome; Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews
      Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Businessmen -- Texas -- Houston -- Biography; Oral histories
    • Businessmen Welcome Wilson has served as Assistant Director of Civil Defense for the city of Houston; assistant to former Mayor Roy Hofheinz; State Director for the Defense Mobilization headquarters in Denton, Texas; and real estate and financial...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Eckels, Bob

    • Eckels, Robert, 1957---Interviews ;
      Houston Independent School District (Tex.). Board of Education--Interviews ;
      County commissioners--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • Bob Eckel's interest in politics started early, when got involved in the political aspect of teachers' organizations. In 1960 he was elected to the HISD Board. He ran for the Commisioner's Court and got elected. According to Eckels, his proudest...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Eckels, Judge Robert

    • Eckels, Robert ;
      County judges-Texas--Harris County--Interviews ;
      Harris County (Tex.)--Politics and government ;
      Hurricane Katrina, 2005 ;
      Emergency management--Texas--Harris County ;
      Disaster relief--Gulf States ;
    • Robert Eckels served as Harris County judge from 1995 to 2007. Eckels shares his memories growing up in Bellaire and spending time with his family in the summers at Baycliff. He discusses his career, politics in Harris County and Houston, and his...
    • Houston Oral History Project
    • Preston Avenue, East from Bayou Bridge

    • Streets ; Buildings
    • Streetview of Preston Avenue looking east from Bayou Bridge ; horse and carriages are in the street and parked on the side. A man walking on the street with an umbrella can be seen in the foreground. Buildings and businesses are on either side of...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • KHOU-TV Film Box 6802, Reel 10 : footage from May, 1968

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    • Cooley on 3rd Transplant, Date: "05/08/68": Dr. Denton Cooley at press conference talking about patient’s condition. -- Rain, Date: "05/08/68": Footage from road conditions and traffic problems after a heavy rain. -- Garrison Funeral, Date:...
    • RGD033 KHOU-TV Film Collection
    • View from San Jacinto Street Bridge

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    • RECTO: Colorized image of barges on the Bayou. One building is labeled ""C.R. Cummings Lumber Co."" There are signs for G.H. & H. Caption reads: ""View from San Jacinto Street Bridge, Houston, Texas."" VERSO: Handwritten: ""12-1-61 Gift of Mrs....
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